Job Details: Retina International: Science Communications Officer


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Retina International: Science Communications Officer
[Retina International]

SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Retina International is seeking a highly motivated professional to
join our Dublin based team. This post holder must have a passion for
science communications and will play a key role in supporting the
implementation of the organisation’s engagement strategies which
will contribute to the achievement of Retina International’s
strategic goals: Educate, Participate, Innovate.

ABOUT RETINA INTERNATIONAL

Retina International is a global umbrella organisation for patient-led
charities and foundations who support research into rare, genetically
inherited and age-related retinal conditions. RI believes that
education leading to participation is a key driver in successful
innovation. www.retina-international.org
[http://www.retina-international.org]

ROLE OVERVIEW

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: One-year full time contract
LOCATION: Dublin, Ireland
SALARY: Competitive

MAIN DUTIES:

* Develop and disseminate communications materials such as
newsletters, surveys, press releases, blog posts, publications, web
pages and scientific literature
* Contribute to in-house production of multimedia content: podcasts,
webinars, graphics, infographics, video clips
* Plan and conduct interviews with industry professionals to aid in
content development
* Manage Retina International social media channels (LinkedIn,
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) by regularly collecting and analysing
performance, developing and implementing a social media strategy, and
posting and sharing social media content
* Contribute to the delivery and promotion of capacity-building and
educational resources and events, including webinars
* Manage the Retina International websites, suggesting
communications improvements accordingly
* Manage and update content on Retina International websites, in
line with WCAG 2.1 guidelines
* Represent RI when required at international conferences and
events.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

* Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Communications, Health
Promotion or related field
* Experience running social media accounts in a professional
capacity
* Familiarity with software and platforms such as MS Office,
WordPress, Canva, MailChimp, YouTube, Survey Monkey
* Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact
* Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (native
or near-native speaker); a second language is an asset.
* Ability to manage online meetings and webinars via platforms such
as Microsoft Teams and Zoom
* Skilled multi-tasker who values high-quality delivery of outputs
* Team player with strong multicultural skills; experience working
in an NGO or membership organisation is an asset.
* Interest in and understanding of the mission and values of Retina
International

RETINA INTERNATIONAL OFFERS:

* The opportunity to work in an international environment with a
dynamic team
* An interesting role that intersects international policy,
cutting-edge research, and patient engagement
* Hybrid working model
* Competitive salary

TO APPLY:

Closing date for applications is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**TH. To apply, please email CV and cover letter to Ms. Fiona
Waters, Education & Engagement Manager – **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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